Criminal Law Reform Lawyer

Criminal Law Reform Lawyer

  • About the Firm: The Ministry of Justice is a ministerial department of the British Government headed by the Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor.
  • About the role: We are looking to recruit up to two in-house criminal lawyers to join the criminal law team to work on our review of Hate Crime legislation, and on a proposed review of the law which deals with the non-consensual taking, making and sharing of intimate images.
  • Looking For: Among your many attributes, we are looking to secure your sound understanding of criminal law. Specific knowledge of or demonstrable interest in the law relating to hate crime or the non-consensual taking, making and sharing of intimate images is particularly desirable.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include, but not be limited to, working on one or more law reform projects with the Commissioner, the Team Manager, and (where relevant) other team lawyers and research assistants.
  • And More: These roles are an excellent opportunity for lawyers to gain law reform, policy, drafting and stakeholder engagement experience. They are offered on fixed term contract for 18 months. Subject to business need, the fixed term could be extended, or the post could be converted to a permanent position.

Ministry of Justice

We work to protect the public and reduce reoffending, and to provide a more effective, transparent and responsive criminal justice system

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